Dominic Frontiere and His Orchestra – Pagan Festival: An Exotic Love Ritual For Orchestra (1959)

Dominic Frontiere and His Orchestra – Pagan Festival: An Exotic Love Ritual For Orchestra (1959)

Together with Yma Sumac’s exquisite records, Russ Garcia’s Fantastica, and the unknown The Markko Pollo Adventures self titled album, our today entry comes with great passion, a personal favorite in the Exotica and Space Age Pop universe. You can check a dossier about the subject here, and with our last entries highlighted on top! We believe that the milestone works from Martin Denny and famous arranger Les Baxter are truly amazing, though due to the high commercial appeal and large number of releases, the musical developments became to dilute throughout the years, climaxing with the death of the genre in the mid-60’s.

San Ul Lim (산울림) – Hourglass at Noon (한낮의 모래시계) [1979]

San Ul Lim (산울림) – Hourglass at Noon (한낮의 모래시계) [1979]

San Ul Lim aka Sanulrim, is a South Korean power trio combo, the name is the combination of words, San (산, mountain) and Ullim (울림, echo). The band is considered one of the most influential figures in the Korean Rock scene, its musical experiments varied from songs for children to progressive and psychedelic rock. They broke up after […]

Léonie – Le Jardin Anglais / Mozart (1973)

Léonie – Le Jardin Anglais / Mozart (1973)

Another brief entry, as we previously talked about Léonie and its (surprising) short career, based on 45 singles, started in the late-60’s amidst the french yé-yé scene. The dossier from this unknown singer can be checked in Hero Culte blog, don’t miss out the detective work from tiny noggin and other curiosities about French stars! Let’s go to our album: […]

Alla Pugacheva (Алла Пугачева) – Mirror of the Soul (Зеркало Души) [1978]

Alla Pugacheva (Алла Пугачева) – Mirror of the Soul (Зеркало Души) [1978]

The ’60s and ’70s saw the beginning of modern Russian pop and rock music, it all started with the wave of VIA’s (vocal-instrumental ensemble), a specific sort of music bands performing radio-friendly pop, rock, and folk, composed by members of the Union of Composers, approved by censorship. This wave began with Pojuschie Gitary and Pesnyary, popular […]

Chrisye – Sabda Alam (1978)

Chrisye – Sabda Alam (1978)

Gamelan is traditional ensemble music of Java and Bali in Indonesia, made up predominantly of percussive instruments. The most common instruments are metallophones played by mallets as well as a set of hand-played drums called kendhang which registers the beat. It also includes xylophones, bamboo flutes, bowed instrument called rebab, and even female vocalists called sindhen. […]

La Nave Del Rock Argento

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Русская Музыка

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JPOP80SS

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'Girls Of The Golden East' - (Mostly) Seventies Songstresses of the Soviet Satellites

'Girls Of The Golden East' - Female and Female-led Pop Music from the former Eastern Bloc from the late 1960s to the early 1980s

The Day After The Sabbath

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Zepelim

The Inner Reaches of Outsider Radio

Flabbergasted Vibes

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Sangre Yakuza

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Plain and Fancy

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JUGO ROCK FOREVER

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50 Watts

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Meeting in Music

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Deserter's Songs

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Eastern Bloc Songs

Music from Czechoslovakia, Poland, Hungary and Elsewhere

lady walker

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FLASH STRAP

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Pérolas do Rock'n'Roll

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Cabeza de Moog !

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madrotter-treasure-hunt

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Paleofuture

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BibliOdyssey

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Anatolian Pop Rock Folk Psychedelic 70's

Anatolian Pop Rock Folk Psychedelic 70's

Soviet Groove

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Rockasteria

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Discos con Mucho Polvo

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Órfãos do Loronix

Recuperando o acervo do Loronix